buffalo berry

noun

: either of two North American shrubs (Shepherdia argentea and S. canadensis) of the oleaster family with silvery foliage
also : their edible scarlet berry

Word History

First Known Use

1805, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of buffalo berry was in 1805

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“Buffalo berry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buffalo%20berry. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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